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Matariki Celebrations

On Thursday 6 July we celebrated Matariki with shared kai – vegetable soup, rewena and fried bread with our whānau.  We signed Tirama, Tirama (Twinkle Twinkle Little Star) to our families, made stars and shared our Matariki Story.  Matariki is … Continue reading

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Yoga

On Monday's and Thursday's we have Vicky Stewart come in to take yoga with the children and teachers for half an hour.  She is showing us how to breathe deeply, stretch and balance.  Her exercises help us to be flexible … Continue reading

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Making Tacos

In April, Sofia's Mum Cecilia came in to show us how to make tacos, a traditional food from Mexico. First the children made the dough.  Secondly they prepared the fillings; lettuce from our garden, cheese, tomato and avocado.  The children … Continue reading

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Challenges

The children went on a walk to Morrinsville School, where they had the opportunity to extend their physical skills on the climbing structures.   They enjoyed the challenges this equipment provided.

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Matamata Piako Cultural Festival

On the 20th September, our kindergarten went to Morrinsville School to participate in the Matamata Piako Cultural Festival. Our whānau and friends watched us perform on the big stage and we sand and danced with confidence.  Later we went back … Continue reading

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Te Reo Sing-a-long Show

Waiata me kanikani | performed by Sharon & Alan Holt Sharon Holt is the author of a series of Award winning sing-a-long books written in Te Reo.  This is a resource the children use every day.  The books aim to make … Continue reading

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Family Fun Night

Our Annual Family Fun Night at Morrinsville School Pool was held on Thursday, 3rd March. We had a fun evening of swimming, having a picnic tea and spending time getting to know each other better. Thank you also to Morrinsville … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2016

We have enjoyed welcoming back our tamariki and whānau to the kindergarten. It is time for renewing old friendships and making new ones.  On these hot days we have been enjoying cooling off under the sprinkler.

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Bullswool Farm

On Monday, 23rd November we went on an excursion to Bullswool Farm.  There were many animals for us to look at and feed, including miniature horses, pigs, sheep, chickens, ducks, emu and donkeys. There was also lots of other interactive … Continue reading

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Natural Play

Over the term break, Brendon Hunt Builders have installed two stacker slider doors to open our kindergarten out to a sunny area. This has provided a quieter, natural play area.  The tamariki and kaiako have been busy landscaping the area … Continue reading

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